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NEW ORLEANS:
W. R. FISH, PRINTER TO. THE CONVENTION

1864.

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JOURNAL OF THE CONVENTION

FOR THE

REVISION AND AMENDMENT OE THE CONSTITUTION

LOUISIANA.

v -i m. 1S64 I 28th of the same month of March, for the Wednesday, April 6th, lbbi. q(. delegates to a Constitutional Con

Orleans, at 12 M., in P"ift of i 0f Louisiana* ,. ,

o-ranh XI of General Orders ho. 35, ot , The undergignedj didj this day, examine

^ L TPT.eral N P. Banks, the command- h t received of the votes given at

Major General^^ L , . n ^ rf 28th of ] t d

ing general of the depaitme the ! found the following named delegates ob

■ TT The delegates duly elected to uic | ^. ^ ._ +1_ ^n^wincr parishes, the great

. -t -i og^ i ORLEANS.

° Jfifteen minutes past 12 o'clock, T. B. j FM UepreseMiveDistrid-Jo^l, Gor Thtr£^ of the Convention, called ^^^^J^Ji^^l

Xt °R Terry nominated Alfred Shaw as 1, M*^ representative Disirid--Temnce

temporary secretary. Carried unanimously.
In response to the unanimous invita-
tion of the Convention, Rev. Dr. Newman

offered prayer.

Tv,« following communications from S>.

O'Conner,' AlfredC. Hills, T B. Thorpe, J.
J. Healy, Geo. A. Fosdiok, W. H. Hire.

Third Representative District—John W.
Thomas, James Fuller, John Sullivan, J. R.
Terry 0. W. Austin, John Foley, George
Howes. H. W. Waters, P. Harnan.

xne iunv,TM-8 ^ Fow'ft Representative District--Alfred

Wrotnowski. secretary of state, were then ; shaw> R King Cutler, Judge L. H. Durell,

V !B. J. Wenek, Louis Gastinel.

1 Stwe Of Louisiana, i ! J?ifft Representative Dxstrid - Edmund

Office of the Secretary of State, f j Ahell, John Buckley, Jr., Xavier Maurer, m cohtmUy to General Orders No 35, j J- l^^£^SS^. V. Boffll,

^4?^u£^*^\*f& Dr-F-M-Bonzano'Adolphe

meni of tie Gulf, and to f« Xntovemor I fe^ft Representative District-JuAge R. of his excellency, Michael H»kMoy«. »« P G..Banm, M. D. Kavanagh,

Eighth Representative District—J. A. Spelhey, 0. H. Poynot, J. K. Cook.

Ninth Representative District—H. Maas E. Goldman, Edward Hart.

Tenth Representative District—John Purcell 0. W. Stauffer, W. R. Fish, Benj. Campbell, T. Barrett, Geo. W. Geier, R. S. Abbott, James Duane, Edmund Flood, J. L. Davies.

Right Bank of Mississippi (Maters)—J. H. Flagg, W. H. Seymour

ASCENSION.

Robert J. Duke, Emile Collin and J. E. Richard obtained, each, 61. Election contested.

ASSUMPTION.

Joseph Dupaty, James Ennis, E. J. Pintado.

BATON ROUGE (EAST).

W. D. Mann, P. A. Kugler, H. J. Heard.

BATON ROUGE (WEST).

Sidney A. Lobdell.

CONCORDIA.

Robert W. Taliaferro.

FELICIANA (EAST).

Jansin T. Paine, Martin Schnurr.

JEFFERSON.

Robert Morris, Samuel Pursell, Christian Rosehus, John Payne.

LAFOURCHE.

J. B. Bromley, E. H. Knobloch, C. H. L Gruneberg.

MADISON.

R. V. Montague.

PLAQUEMINES.

Lewis Lombard, Thos. J. Decker. Election contested. Votes supposed to be 246. Not entirely returned.

ST. BERNARD.

Thomas Ong.

ST. JAMES.

R. Beauvais.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST.

Young Burke.

ST. MART.

Charles Smith.

TERREBONNE.

R. W. Bennie, Adolphe Gaidry. Total number of Delegates—Orleans.. 63 Country Parishes 27

90 Total number of votes as far as received up to the 5th April, 1864, at

2 o'clock, p. M 6X84

And, therefore, the undersigned has the honor to transmit herewith to the honorable the president and members of the Convention the following statement, together with all the original returns from the parishes of this State. •

Signed under his hand, at New Orleans, the 6th day of April, in the year of our Lord

1864, and of the independence of the United btates of America the eighty-eighth [Signed] S. Wrotnowski,'

Secretary of State. Office Secretary Of State, ) State Of Louisiana, ' t New Orleans, April 6th, 1864. j To the honorable president of the Constitutional Convention of Louisiana Sir—Permit me to send you and leave to your disposition the two herewith accompanying books:

"The Rules and Orders of the House of Representatives," and -The Legislative Guide/' belonging to the State Library— and believe me, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[Signed] s. Wrotnowski.

Accompanying these communications were the manual referred to and the original election returns.

The roll wasihen called by the secretary when the following delegates-eighty-two' in number—answered to their names:

T i°SQP£ GofQ8l£>Jolm Stumpf, R. B. Bell,

w Vtf^'r?60- F' Brott> E- Murphy W. T. Stocker, Terranee Cook, Alfred C Hills, Joseph H. Wilson, T. B. Thorne John Henderson, Jr., J. J. Healv J H Stmer, George A. Fosdick, M. W. Murphy,' W H. Hire P. K. O'Conner, John W Thomas John Foley, James Fuller, George Howes, John Sullivan, H. W. Waters^r R Terry, P. Harnan, O. W. Austin Alfiwi Shaw, E. J. Wenck, R. King Cutler Itt Gastinel, E. H Durell, Edmund Abel^jT Montamat, John Buckley, Jr., A MendV verri, Xavier Maurer, J. f[ Bofiil7i)r M F Bonzano F M Crozat, Adolphe Bailey R K Howell, M. D, Kavanagh, J. G. Baum H Millspaugh, J. A. Spellicy/ J. K Gook' 0 H- Joynot H. Maas, Edward Hart,' E Goldman, John Purcell, Geo. W Geier r W. Stauffer, W. R. Fish, James Cne* Benjamin Campbell, Edmund Flood, J L Davies, J T. Barrett, J. H. Flagg, W H

f'CrTp^A^ D,upaF' Ja^s Ennis,' H.* J. Heard, P. A. Kugler, Martin Schnurr Robert Morris, Samuel Pursell, Christian Rose

Kn\?°ln £ayne' J* B- Bromley, EH
?n0hu0C}>«£' H' L- ^uneberg, Le£s
Lombard,Thomas J Decker, Thomas Ong"
R. Beauvais, loung Burke, Charles Smith
R. W. Bennie, Adolphe Gaidry.

Mr. Montamat moved to refer the communication of the secretary of state containing a list of the delegates elect, to a committee of five. Carried.

The chair named Messrs. Thomas, Samuel Pursell, R. W. Bennie, C. H. L. Gruneberg and George F, Brott, as said committee

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